Paris Jackson has responded after receiving backlash for sharing a piece of fan-created art on her Twitter account.
On April 9, the 20-year-old
Many of her fans responded positively to the art, sharing memories of her father’s music and legacy he’s left behind. However, Orange is the New Black
Paris tweeted back, defending the photo: “No I think it’s nice to dream about what it would be like to have parents, and to have it put into something I can see, even if it’s a fan made edit.”
Petty clarified her remarks and tweeted back: “If you like it, I love it xx…didn’t mean to be unkind. Love you.”
To which Paris responded, “Love u too darlin.”
Paris has grown up in the public eye without her parents. Michael passed away from cardiac arrest in 2009, and Paris had an estranged relationship with Rowe until her breast cancer diagnosis in 2012. Rowe was married to Michael from 1996 until 1999.
Paris recently admitted that while she enjoys seeing and sharing fan-created art on her social media channels, she asked her followers to stop altering her skin tone in the pics.
“I am what I am,” said Paris, who is biracial. “I’m aware of what I look like and I [am] finally happy with it.”